March, 2022

Payment Products – 14 Ways Banks Will Make Money

South State Correspondent

In the future, banks will make money on payment products by DELAYING settlements. That vision is ironic considering financial institutions are spending billions of dollars moving payments from one to three-day settlement to real-time.

How does Gen Z feel about credit cards? It's complicated.

Payments Dive

Each generation has approached credit differently; Gen Z is no exception. As they turn toward credit cards, industry analysts say these consumers are likely to keep card companies on their toes

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Is “tap on phone” the next big thing in payments?


There’s a buzz in the payments industry following Apple’s announcement that it will enable “tap on phone” on its devices. Let’s take a closer look at this opportunity and why everyone is talking about it. What is it?

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The ICBA 22/23 executive committee is all in

Independent Banker

Photos by Chris Williams. From credit union overreach to onerous overregulation, the 2022/23 ICBA board of directors has plenty on its to-do list.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

Keep Ukraine’s media going

Daily Fintech

Unless you have been living under a wonderful rock that only lets in adorable cat videos, you will have noticed the war in Ukraine.

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Using The OODA Loop For Faster Bank Decision Making

South State Correspondent

The OODA Loop is a decision-making framework that we have found increasingly helpful to solve a variety of problems and give leaders a methodology for making decisions quickly. The concept was developed by Air Force Colonel John Boyd, one of the great strategists of modern times.

Russia pivots to UnionPay for payments alternative

Payments Dive

With Russia shut out of U.S. and EU payment infrastructures, the country is pivoting to alternatives such as China's UnionPay card system and other channels that may take its trade and commerce through China

Shift to green could be worth trillions for banks


It’s important but not critical. That’s been the dominant narrative around sustainability. Until now, that is. There seems to be a definite shift to changing this narrative, a shift that could be worth trillions of dollars to the banking industry.

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Brad M. Bolton: Advancing our communities

Independent Banker

Photo by Chris Williams. My bank’s tagline is ‘Where dreams meet solutions,’ and it serves as my guiding inspiration at the bank and, now, at the national level. As community bankers, our customers depend on us to keep their dreams alive.

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

This Week in Fintech ending 25 March 2022

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Online/Digital Account Opening: A Bridge and A Moat


Offering Digital Consumer and Commercial Accounts Benefits Financial Institutions Banks and credit unions that enable online/digital account opening win new customers and members and retain existing ones. . Would you like other articles like this in your inbox?

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Relationship Pricing is Key to Performance

South State Correspondent

Community banks pride themselves on superior customer service. Approximately 90% of all community banks believe that they provide an above-average level of customer service (of course, the math cannot work that way, as half of all banks should be providing a below-average level of customer service).

New BNPL study raises concern about 'debt spiral'

Payments Dive

Some consumers are charging buy now-pay later installment payments to their credit cards, and that should serve as a "warning flag" to regulators, said three economists who authored the research paper

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Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Why banks need to tap into the power of belonging


Attending the awards ceremony last October for American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking was an unforgettable experience. Not only was this the first in-person event I’d attended in months; more importantly, it was a celebration of how far women have come in banking.

Kentucky banks stand tall

Independent Banker

Chris Vogt of the Wisconsin Badgers NCAA basketball team presents an anonymous donation to First Kentucky Bank officials.

Taking the Financial Angle to World Poetry Day!


There is no one way to gain knowledge. Anyone can tell you that. But are you a believer in it? Or have you made up your mind on ‘things’ being learnt a ‘certain way’? We’re talking about those very things, a little differently, today! Are you a poet and don’t know it? Get it? Get what we did there?

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6 Key Components That All Loan Administration Software Should Have


Loan administration is a critical element for the safety and soundness of an institution. While the sophistication of loan administration software will depend on the size of the institution and the complexity of its portfolio, some functions should be integrated: 1.

A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Loan Issues for the Commercial Loan Market

Understand how to mitigate risk & protect the interest of all parties with this exclusive, must-have guide outlining important issues for commercial construction lending & best practices.

March Jobs Report Not Likely to Move Markets

South State Correspondent

March Jobs Report Not Likely to Move Markets. To the surprise of nobody who’s been paying attention, the feel good news around peace talks yesterday has dissipated today as Russian military activity suggests no real pull back, but rather a feint to buy some time.

Congress mulls a different digital dollar

Payments Dive

While talk of a digital dollar has mainly focused on creation of a central bank digital currency through the Federal Reserve, a group of House Democrats on Monday proposed legislation that pivots in a different direction, creating an electronic dollar through a new program administered by the Treasury Department.

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Bold banks can grow by shattering the value chain


There are times when you have to break something apart in order to make it better. For banks, it’s time to break down the traditional value chain and replace it with a more future-friendly set of business models.


Lindsay LaNore: All in. All heart.

Independent Banker

Photo by MicroStockHub/iStock. There’s nothing like going above and beyond—but being recognized for it feels pretty great, too. By Lindsay LaNore, ICBA. Last month, we hosted the 2022 ICBA LIVE event in San Antonio, and the theme for the general sessions was “All In. All Heart.”

CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.

Why You Should Colour-Code Your Budget This Holi


It is now time to forge a new path forward with your finances. Although budgeting may not have worked for you earlier, colour-coding your budget is your new budgeting lifesaver! . Let’s start! Let’s work on creating your monthly budget. Whoa, wait!

Top 10 Regulatory Topics NBFIs Should Prepare for in 2022


Expert insights on 10 regulatory topics that NBFIs should consider this year Review this list of what regulators are looking for in 2022 to help your NBFI pass exams with flying colors. You might also like this whitepaper on combatting domestic terrorism financing DOWNLOAD .

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Will the Consumer Continue to Hold the Line?

South State Correspondent

Will the Consumer Continue to Hold the Line? Tough and effective Ukrainian resistance to the mortal threat of the Russian invasion has surprised the world.

CFPB's Chopra blasts potential card hikes

Payments Dive

In a rare TV appearance, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said that the payments industry isn't competitive enough and that fee hikes by the big card companies would add "insult to injury" at a time of inflation.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.